07-12-15 - You Asked, Part 5

Define “church: an assembly or summoning or bringing people together...

2 Biblical terms that imply these assemblies:

(1) Synagogue = a specific place of worship (building)

(2) Ekklesia = a group who assembles for worship  (people)

Ekklesia - used in two ways:

(1) The Church = those who spiritually belong to Christ

(2) A Church = a specific fellowship or congregation

Why Be a part of A Church?

(1) It’s biblical

- Believers belong to The Church

- Believers are not to neglect A Church

(2) It’s necessary

- The church is to be on  mission

- We all have a role

- We need  each other